Tag Archives: Hydration

LHI Tip of the Week- When and How to Hydrate: Sports Dietitian Jennifer DeWall Shares Tips and Guidelines

It’s late July,  and as the tempuratures rise we need to pay more attention to our hydration status.  This is especially important during exercise and sports related activities, so that we don’t become dangerously overheated and dehydrated.  Choosing what to drink … Continue reading

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LHI Tip of the Week: Beachfront Fun

July marks the start to several summertime activities from family reunions to picnic occasions. This year let’s celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month by hitting the water and getting active at one of your favorite state park beaches. You might be thinking … Continue reading

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LHI Tip of the Week – Skip the sugar, not the flavor!

Throughout the “Burst Your Thirst Challenge” blog series, you’ve learned why hydration is important for our body systems to function, to fuel exercise, to fight fatigue and what foods will provide you with hydrating benefits – along with some fun … Continue reading

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LHI Tip of the Week – Eat to hydrate

Fruits and vegetables provide abundant benefits for our bodies, giving us the essential minerals, antioxidants, natural sugars, amino acids and vitamins that our body needs to perform its’ functions and processes properly. In addition to the health enhancing effects fruits … Continue reading

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LHI Tip of the Week – Wake Up With Water

Have you ever heard that you should weigh yourself first thing when you wake up in the morning because that’s when you are the “lightest”? Do you also feel like a zombie when you wake up, unable to open your … Continue reading

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LHI Tip of the Week – Hydration & Exercise

Exercise calls for increased hydration needs! Our bodies lose water through heat when we’re exercising, which can cause you to fatigue quicker and lead to performing less than your best. Not ideal when you’re trying to get the most out … Continue reading

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LHI Tip of the Week – Why hydration is important for our bodies

The weather is hot and Friday marks the first official day of summer! We want you to enjoy the sunshine and get active outdoors – biking, jogging, swimming – whatever you enjoy to exercise your body and feel healthy and … Continue reading

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